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Zwinger

Theaterplatz 1 | Ostra-Allee, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany (Innere Altstadt)
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Ranked #4 of 63 attractions in Dresden
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Warsaw, Poland
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80 reviews 80 reviews
37 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

The Zwinger and it's Michel Angelo Angels is among Zabojad favorite Art Museums awith the Ermitage or Vaticano Sixtin Chapel. A world wonder tobe visited... Happy Sharing Happy Inside

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Dresden, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Abutting the Semper Gallery with the Sixtine Madonna as an unavoidable attraction, is the Zwinger. A type of palace around an orangery, with fountains and water nymphs. Devine for getting away from the city centre which is right near by, but one wouldn't think so.

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Rochester, New York
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103 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I had not researched Dresden at all and thankfully stumbled upon the Zwinger. I walked about in the heart of the zwinger-garden area and it's a beautiful area. I didn't have any time to walk about in the 3 different museums that are on sight but took my share of panoramic pictures of the garden area. The most noticeable is... More

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Ireland
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228 reviews 228 reviews
184 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Our first views were awe-inspiring. We entered from Theaterplatz, to the full vista. It was lovely walking around the whole space seeing the delightful decorative details of all the wonderful buildings. Another grand approach is along Ostra-Allee by the park and waterway. Crossing the bridge the arched gate with its ornamental features loom large. It is a splendid sight. It... More

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Dresden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

It is a beautiful baroque palace. All people are impressed about this architecture. You will find 3 museum. The Zwinger is a "Must" in Dresden.

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Perth
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213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

I have visited the Zwinger many years ago with my high school to see different pictures done by different artists, I remember how impressed we were even then. I made a short visit again, the architecture is stunning, I loved the little bell clock which chimes very 15 minutes. It's free to walk around the gardens but there is a... More

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Amanzimtoti
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Zwinger Palace/ attraction is absolutely amazing. It goes on and on and has the most incredible ccarvings, statues and history. The only negative was that we visited on a Monday, and discovered that the Porcelain museum is closed on Mondays. Also, because summer is not fully here yet, the fountains were not switched on after winter. This place is so... More

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

A must for any visitor to Dresden , give yourself a few hours as this place is massive . The architecture is fantastic , be prepared for a stiff neck from looking up at it .

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memphis
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

van Dyck, Ricci, Rubens,Mengs, Velaquez, Rembrandt and many others are featured at the Zwinger. The galleries are well designed with plenty of lighting and area for viewing. One of the most copied pieces of art in the world hangs in the Zwinger. Raphael's, "Madonna Sixtina," featuring the cherubs that have been widely copied on prints of all kinds, is on... More

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Imposing building, we visited the mathematics and physics museum. If you're interested in the history of navigation, timekeeping, astronomy, gun range-finding or scientific instruments generally you will like this museum. The audio guide you get with your entry goes into just enough detail, with selectable options if you really want to know more about specific items.

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